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Code reviews are cultural

February 10, 2016 Dustin Lessard

Get insights from one Workiva developer on the importance of code reviews to the Workiva software engineering culture.

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Software testing methodologies 101

January 27, 2016 Matthew Balvanz

Testing is crucial to building a good product. Read the blog to find out what various software testing methodologies are available.

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Gressing: a new strategy for motivating developers

January 13, 2016 Colby Natale

Gress comes from the Latin root meaning to step. Read on to find out why the act of gressing is important for motivating developers.

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Two types of developers: deliberate v. intrepid

December 30, 2015 Colby Natale

Does it have to be one or the other? Find out more about the relationship between two types of developers: deliberate and intrepid developers.

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Understanding APIs: misery to mastery

December 16, 2015 Dustin Lessard

We each have a limited supply of cognitive reserves. Learn how to invest wisely when understanding APIs.

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Unobfuscating unicode ubiquity: a practical guide to Unicode and UTF-8

December 2, 2015 Mark Gollnick

Read this blog to learn the importance of Unicode and UTF-8, and how to consider both when developing to avoid errors when attempting to transcode text.

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These aren’t the DART event listeners you are looking for

November 18, 2015 Colby Natale

The culprit of the repetitive error: a DART event listener. Find out how ambiguity in the code found the listeners you are looking for.

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Engineering quality

November 4, 2015 Jeff Doll

Get insights into how Workiva has developed exceptional engineering quality through continual adjustments in how the applications are tested.

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3 steps for building highly effective teams through communication

October 21, 2015 Ross Hendrickson

Learn how to build more effective teams through improving how your team communicates with one another.

 
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Wrestling with Postel’s Law

October 14, 2015 MacLeod Broad

Find out why Postel’s Law could be eroding your design quality and leaving you stuck in Postel’s Cycle.

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